Possible murder site of King Eric V Klipping of Denmark

Possible murder site of King Eric V Klipping of Denmark


Finderup, Denmark (DK)
Eric V "Klipping" (1249 – November 22, 1286) was King of Denmark from 1259 to 1286.

The legend says he was murdered in a barn on this spot. The king was resting here after being on a hunting trip.

One of the nation's most powerful noblemen, Marsk Stig Andersen Hvide, and 8 fellow men were tried one year after and were outlawed. A knight, Arved Bengtsen, was the only one convicted for the murder.
Eric V "Klipping" (1249 – November 22, 1286) was King of Denmark from 1259 to 1286.

The legend says he was murdered in a barn on this spot. The king was resting here after being on a hunting trip.

One of the nation's most powerful noblemen, Marsk Stig Andersen Hvide, and 8 fellow men were tried one year after and were outlawed. A knight, Arved Bengtsen, was the only one convicted for the murder.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Dania

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